May 8, 2018

President taps Dr. Mindy Brashears as new undersecretary for food safety

President Donald Trump has tapped Dr. Mindy Brashears to be the US Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Undersecretary for Food Safety. US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue applauded the president’s selection.

“Food safety is at the core of USDA’s mission, because it directly affects the health and well-being of millions of Americans every day. President Trump has made an excellent choice in Dr. Mindy Brashears, and I am excited to have her join the team,” Perdue said in a statement. “Dr. Brashears has spent decades finding ways to improve food safety standards through innovation, invention, and leadership on research missions across the globe. I look forward to her bringing that wealth of expertise and track record of results here to USDA.”  Read more

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